University of Toronto, Mathematics

Position ID: UofT-TEACH18 [#12184]
Position Title: Assistant Professors, Teaching Stream
Position Location: Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2018/09/12, finished 2019/06/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

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*** Effective October 2, 2018, this position has been expanded to two positions.***

The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto seeks enthusiastic and innovative candidates for two Teaching Stream appointments in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The appointments will commence on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a PhD in mathematics or applied mathematics by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with preference for at least one-year postdoctoral experience, or other relevant experience after their PhD. Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, creation of course materials, curriculum development, and service to the department.

We seek candidates with a record of excellence in teaching and teaching-related scholarly activities, intellectual curiosity to pursue novel and innovative methods of thinking and teaching, and a commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation; an interest in establishing a long-term teaching career with the Department; the administrative, organizational, and mentoring skills required to coordinate a large, service course (1000 to 3000 students, with multiple lecture sections, instructors, and TAs); and the mathematical strength and communication skills necessary to interact with the graduate students, postdocs, and professors in our department.

Such evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogy will be demonstrated by outstanding letters of reference from referees of high standing, teaching evaluations, teaching statement, and a dossier including syllabi submitted as part of the application. In particular, we ask for at least two teaching reference letters addressing the candidate's pedagogical strength and one research letter showing the candidate’s mathematical strength.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including statements of career goals and teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample course syllabi), and three to five letters of recommendation uploaded to MathJobs directly by the referees (on letterhead, signed, and scanned). Please use your cover letter to showcase how you fit all the criteria described above. All application materials must be submitted online at MathJobs,

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by the closing date of November 15, 2018.

If you have any questions about these positions, please contact For more information about the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto, please visit our home page:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
The University of Toronto
Department of Mathematics
40 St. George Street Room 6290
Toronto, Ontario
Canada. M5S 2E4

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